VFX Artist II - The Sims

Electronic Arts
Austin Texas United States
7 days ago

Welcome to Maxis, home to tinkerers, craftspeople, & storytellers. Our drive is to inspire everyone to make a better world through creative play. As the developer of The Sims , we create games and experiences for millions of people around the world and are always looking for new ways to inspire our players. Maxis is a place where you can do what you love and help others grow while doing it; a place where your unique voice can be heard and seen. We put creativity and inclusivity at the core of our work and don't settle for seeing the world only as it is, but strive to build a world as it could be.

We are looking for a VFX Artist II to join our growing Maxis team and bring The Sims to life. You will work within our proprietary tools and systems using visual scripting to create whymsical effects to entice our players. You will help grow our VFX team by serving as an individual contributor in all things visual effects related. Often you will be the connective tissue piecing features together while making sure our performance targets are met.

As a VFX Artist you will report to a Development Manager.



In this role you will be part of the reimagining of The Sims that players know and love. The Sims is one of the top selling PC game franchises of all time and The Sims 4 is by far our most successful Sims game. We have more than 70 million registered players of the base game. To date, The Sims 4 has shipped over 60 content packs and countless base game features and quality of life updates. The Sims 4 continues to transcend being “just a game” and continues to be a positive force in people’s lives while occupying a unique creative space in the game industry. We're excited you're interested to learn more about how you can join our team and dream big. For more information about The Sims , follow @TheSims on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok, like The Sims on Facebook, visit TheSims.com newsroom and tune into Behind The Sims on YouTube for the latest news and updates.

Visit us at: https://www.ea.com/ea-studios/maxis


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


• California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):

º $95,450 - $141,800

• New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo):

º $89,200 - $141,800

• Jersey City, NJ:

º $105,250 - $141,800

• Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs):

º $89,200 - $118,550

• Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):

º $89,200 - $130,750

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity

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